I took this resident of Ontario, Canada, to visit Hierve el Agua last month. Here's are his photographic impressions. The video is less than 4 minutes, so be patient and when he gets there, you'll be impressed with what he saw: http://vimeo.com/39155529. Enjoy, and pay Oaxaca a visit.
Alvin Starkman - Casa Machaya Oaxaca Bed & Breakfast
Added by Alvin Starkman on March 26, 2012 at 5:47pm —
Hello to All,
"Betcha didn't know! Ron Paul & Newt Gingrich are still running for president." This is the way Letterman opened his show the other night.
Betcha didn't know that Pinterest, for the uninitiated minority, is an online bulletin board for “pinning” images you like from around the web. It is also the fastest growing social network since Facebook. Pinterest is not new to the Internet but its one week new to me. It has actually been out more than a… Continue
Added by George Puckett on March 21, 2012 at 3:43pm —
AMPI La Paz Members Attend MLS Class
By John K. Glaab, CIPS
Twenty five members of the Mexican Association of Professional Realtors (AMPI) attended a class on the AMPI/MLS Flex Multiple Listing Service.
The all morning class was at the Costa Baja Golf Club House. Coming from AMPI Los Cabos to teach the class were, Cheryl Miller, Baja Realty and Investment along with Martin Posch of Nieman-Posch Boutique Realty.
Before the class commenced, the group heard… Continue
Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on March 19, 2012 at 11:31am —
I am now in Los Cabos to prepareUS Tax returns for Americans living, working, or owning real estate and businesses in Mexico. We have been providing this service to Baja Sur Residents for over 20 years. We will be here until June of 2012. No need to visit us if you wish to use our services on the web at … Continue
Added by Don D. Nelson on March 17, 2012 at 8:17pm —
The US Senate has unanimously approved a provision to a highway transportation bill that would revoke the passports of people with seriously delinquent tax debts. This addition to the bill would allow the State Department to deny, revoke or limit a passport for any individual whom the Internal Revenue Service has certified as having a “seriously delinquent tax debt” in excess of $50,000. … Continue
Added by Don D. Nelson on March 17, 2012 at 7:39am —
Make sure your friends and family know where you’re staying! It’s always a good idea to leave a copy of your itinerary with someone at home. Some may feel they wish to register their travel with the USA State Department through their free service at https://travelregistration.state.gov. This makes sure that you can be contacted in case of an emergency.
It should go without saying that you don’t leave your… Continue
Added by Frank Slater, Ph.D on March 15, 2012 at 12:00pm —
Coco's Cat Rescue is holding a Silent Auction with lots of fabulous items at our Cocktail Party on Sunday, March 18th. They have decided to open up some of these items to the online community. Here's a great opportunity to get items such as Playa del Carmen restaurant tabs, hotel stays and more while helping a great cause! Continue
• This auction begins on Monday, March…
Added by Michele Kinnon on March 12, 2012 at 3:42pm —
Quintana Roo's best amateur equestrians certainly brought their "A Circuit" game last weekend at the 20th Annual Merida International Invitational held at the beautiful facilities of the Club Hipico del Sureste (CHDS). March 2 - 4, 2012, jumpers from each of the state's finest…
Added by Michele Kinnon on March 12, 2012 at 9:55am —
New air service authorized for La Paz: Mexico’s Department of Communications and Transportation has authorized a new service that will have a positive effect on tourism. In three weeks AeroJal will start serving several communities including La Paz. The airline will provide service to destinations previously served by Alma and Mexicana Click. Other destinations will include Guadalajara, Los Mochis,… Continue
Added by John K. Glaab, CIPS on March 9, 2012 at 11:08am —
At Mexico-My Space Classifieds, We're expanding our reach. We need at least one Real Estate company that services Los Barriles, Baja California Sur.
Added by George Puckett on March 8, 2012 at 2:45pm —
I haven't done one of these in awhile but when Rob asked me to give a very rough monthly budget for a couple who are thinking of buying a condo in Playa del Carmen, I figured it was overdue. Lots of things drag up the cost of living in Playa del Carmen.
Real Estate is expensive.
Rent, depending on the area, can be expensive.
Electricity is expensive!
What is NOT… Continue
Added by Michele Kinnon on March 8, 2012 at 9:07am —
Tom Penick of tomzap.com has done a wonderful job uploading all of my photos and commentaries regarding the extremely labor intensive process of making tejate, the Drink of the Gods & Zapotec Rulers. For anyone who has heard of tejate or imbibed but didn't understand how it was made, or with what ingredients, have a gander at this:
Who's up for awaking at 3 am to witness the process from start to… Continue
Added by Alvin Starkman on March 7, 2012 at 2:00pm —
This article is being featured in the March issue of Real Travel Adventures Magazine. Writing it took my mind in a direction it usually doesn't go, but as it turned out it was one of the more satisfying exercises for it:
All of the photos were taking in our home, filled with found… Continue
Added by Alvin Starkman on March 1, 2012 at 6:22am —